|Breathing Through the Liquid System - Rho|
No-Source is pleased to re-release a newly re-mastered version of Rho's debut album, "Breathing Through the Liquid System." Similar to their previous No-Source release, "Cedarleaf", this is a very accessible album. It beautifully merges down-tempo electronica with indie and post rock guitar riffs. The album kicks of with the mellow spacial hum of “Demos of Bloomington.” Laid back beats take stage, backed by electric guitars on a summer' drive...
Keywords: no-source; instrumental; electronica; downtempo; rock; indie
|Another Day, Another Way - No-Source Netlabel|
To celebrate fifty releases on No-Source Netlabel, we've compiled a new compilation consisting on No-Source artists, exclusive tracks, and upcoming bands from the net scene. "Another Day, Another Way" really shows off the sound that is No-Source, with quieter, acoustic driven music, and a good dose of electronics. The compilation kicks off with Multi-Panel's "Christmas with Mr. Rice." This is no holiday song though with washed out acoustics and electronics stuck in a reverb blender...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; electronic; compilation
Downloads: 1,040,937 (2 reviews)
|Good People and Good Night EP - Tomika|
Tomika is the music Tom Streller from Leipzig. He combines, electronics, indie pop vocals, chamber pop structure, and a flare of the imagination. His debut EP under Tomika is an extremely mature release. You can tell that Tom has complete control over all of this production techniques and instruments. Pathos Interlude is a short song based around string instruments. Fall In Springtime shares some similarities with Tunng...
Keywords: no-source; indietronic; folktronic; pop; indie; electronic
|Argonautica - Wacky Southern Current|
Marco Cervellin, the force behind Wacky Southern Current, returns with his third album on No-Source. Argonautica continues the trend of high quality instrumental albums from Marco. To give Wacky Southern Current one genre is to sell the music short. A wide range of influences fill up each release from Marco. Argonautica is no exception. This is a more guitar-centric album with Kraut influences, particularly on the track "We Are Argonauts." "French Radio" is a short burst of experimental soundsca...
Keywords: no-source; instrumental; acoustic; kraut; rock; mellow
|Sparkling Days, Sparkling Nights EP - Fighting Lion|
Fighting Lion returns with his new EP, “Sparkling Days, Sparkling Nights”. This is the followup (both sequentially and musically) to last year's “When I see the fallen leaves turning red by the setting sun my heart is overwhelmed EP”. This is where we see Álvaro Menéndez grow as a musician, develop, and refine the sound that is Fighting Lion. The backbone of this EP is still the ukulele, playing Beirut inspired Balkan rhythms over the course of six colorful instrumentals...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic, instrumental, folktronic
|Birds - Alex Tiuniaev|
Birds is a new single from Russian composer Alex Tiuniaev. The track effortlessly combines post-classical sensibilities with instrumental, electronic, pop. It's good to see Alex tackle other genres as he's most well known for his ambient and post classical works. Birds is a playful piece. Melodic synths and drum machines dance along side bright, polish sound design. The b-side is a scratchy, downtempo remix by Ford Madox Ford who introduces an effects laden vocal loop into the re-imagined track.
Keywords: No-Source; electronic; pop; remix; instrumental
|You In The Future - Ancient Lasers|
Ancient Lasers is mainly Daniel Finfer (Post Human Era). Ancient Lasers is music for fans of Nine Inch Nails, Foo Fighters, Aphex Twin, M83, The Faint, and Bright Eyes. Vocally, it shifts between a muscular Ben Gibbard and grunts worth of Trent Reznor’s macho swagger. From these juxtaposed elements, Ancient Lasers frontman, Daniel Finfer, finds a cohesive lyrical blend of futurist/transhuman/post human paranoia and optimism...
Keywords: no-source; indietronic; pop; electro; rock
|Hey You, Choose Your Own Adventure - No-Source Netlabel|
Keywords: indietronic; folktronic; acoustic; mellow; indie; instrumental; folk; electronic
Downloads: 985 (1 review)
|Doméstico EP - Cocolixe|
Cocolixe brings us the new EP, "Doméstico." After Cocolixe's first EP "Futuro", the Barcelona-based artist delivers us a more personal and song-oriented work. The longing for the past and puzzlement in front of the future coexist in these four warm electro-pop songs, leading us step by step from melancholy to enthusiasm. Referring to European 60's and 70's cinema and music, "Doméstico" invites us to enjoy cosmopolitanism quiet into our private space...
Keywords: no-source; electro-pop
|Best Of No-Source Vol. 2 - No-Source Netlabel|
Tracks from No-Source Netlabel 2011-2013. Contains a previously unreleased track by pEACEFANg.
Keywords: compilation; electronic; acoustic
|Picture puzzle pattern door - Sekotis|
Tom Stokes returns with another Sekotis album on No-Source. "Picture puzzle pattern door" further melds the worlds of IDM and Post Rock. The track "Rivers & Mountains" sparks the album into existence with very little electronics. The piece is comprised almost entirely of cleverly layered guitar work. The second track, "The suns that teach the sky to dance" juxtaposes playful electronic melodies with distorted glitch beats...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; IDM; postrock; indietronic; instrumental
|I Want To Grow Old With You - Will Bangs|
Will Bangs returns to No-Source with a lovely album full of warm and friendly folk songs. "I Want To Grow Old With You" was recorded by Will last year, live, in one sitting, with a bunch of his friends singing along. The outcome is a raw, acoustic album that is in equal parts endearing and spontaneous. These are songs of memories, traveling, friendship, and love. We'll let the songs explain further...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; folk
|Uniform Static - Background Radiation|
Background Radiation, is the electronic pop duo Ludo Maas & Tim Dwyer. Their sound sits somewhere nicely between Tunng and Apparat. They have been slowly amassing music for this full length album since 2008. "Uniform Static" is a collection new work that is their most engaging, polished yet. It is an extremely percussive album, sharing similarities with their "False Start ep". Electronic drums pulse and click along all twelve tracks...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; acoustic; pop; indie
|Blue - Tardiss|
Tardiss return with their third release on No-Source and their most intricate release to date. This five track EP is made up of rich textures, full arrangements, and a brilliant sense of wonder. "Blue" begins with the epic "Missing Lincoln". The track shifts from complex synth work and commuting IDM rhythms to a more acoustic sounding down tempo piece, before bring it all together in crescendo. The second track, "Define Grit", induces a vision of urban cinematography...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; IDM; down tempo
|Your Blues Are Rough - Mark Ge|
No-Source is pleased to ring in the New Year and embrace 2012 with a release from Mark Ge. Mark Ge is a musician and writer from the North-Eastern United States. His first EP includes a collection of lo-fi bedroom recordings and one studio recording. Most of "Your Blues Are Rough" is just Mark Ge singing and playing guitar. The lo-fi quality really brings the listener and these tracks to a more intimate setting...
Keywords: no-source; lo-fi, folk, indie
|Thisistar - Tardiss|
It's great to welcome back Tardiss to No-Source with their brand new album, "Thisistar." This album picks up where "Blue" left off, further refining their sound into something that full bridges lo-fi indietronic and hi-fi IDM. The album kicks off with the over nine minute sprawling epic "Willbury Road." Downtempo beats are the center stage for this album. Long rhythmic grooves intersect with short interludes before fading out in the last few minutes of the album with the majestic ambient piece "...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; ambient; lo-fi; indie; IDM; downtempo
|In a Realm of Uncertain Summer - Wacky Southern Current|
Wacky Southern Current returns to No-Source for a new album of hauntingly beautiful instrumental music. “In a Realm of Uncertain Summer” sees Marco Cervellin find middle ground between instrumental soundtracks, acoustic moods, and post rock sensibilities. The title track kicks off the same vibe given by Air's “The Virgin Suicides” soundtrack. The instrumentation is top notch as apparent on “Eaten by Your Own Sun”...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; instrumental; post rock
Downloads: 48,184 (1 review)
|Roadside Sketches - Art Sonic|
Art Sonic is musical output of multi-instrumentalist Richard Lisaj. Richard brings his new album, "Roadside Sketches to No-Source. The album is full of great acoustic guitar lead instrumentals. "Roadside Sketches" is the first part of the Southwestern trilogy, a project inspired by a 3-week long road trip to the American Southwest (Colorado, Utah and New Mexico). Richard recorded a wealth of material during this trip and also did some field recordings which later, back in his studio, got incorpo...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; folktronic; instrumental
|Best Of No-Source Vol. 1 - No-Source Netlabel|
Tracks from No-Source Netlabel 2009-2010. Contains a previously unreleased track, a remix of a track by Uniform Motion from Full-Source.
Keywords: compilation; Electronic; Acoustic
|Summercramp - Guy Honeymoon|
Guy Honeymoon of Sheffield UK brings us nine songs of life, love, and getting through the day. Guy sticks to the basics with stripped down guy-and-guitar pop songs. The bells and whistles would just get in the way. The lyrics and vocal melody is the meat of Guy's work and the element that will immediately draw you into his music. This is the voice of a traveler, and a sincere one at that. Amelia, Hollow Hearts and Pocketknife were recorded with Andy Miller (Mogwai, Arab Strap, Scout Niblet) at C...
Keywords: no-source; guy honeymoon; acoustic; pop
|Train Times For Sway - Multi-Panel|
Ludo Maas recorded this definitive folktronica album back in 2004 under his solo project Multi-Panel. Train Times for Sway was set for release sometime in 2005, but due to uncontrollable circumstances, the album remained lost to our ears and hidden in the vaults these past five years. For those familiar with Multi-Panel's Door EP, this album will be like coming home after a hard day's work. Electronic rhythms mix into hushed vocals and guitar, while lush synth swells cultivate richness and depth...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; folktronic; electronic; guitar; acoustic
|Retain Mist - Multi-Panel|
Multi-Panel returns with a mini-album companion piece to last year's Train Times For Sway album. Retain Mist is initially more accessible than Train Times and still proudly carries the folktronic flag. The rhythms here are simpler, the melodies catchier. Prepare Rain's soft guitar strums hide under layers of synth blips. Restraint focuses on the minimal as acoustic guitar takes the spotlight, backed by electronic sounds and sparse vocals...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; folktronic; acoustic
Downloads: 364 (1 review)
|Stay Gold - Will Bangs|
It's difficult to classify "Stay Gold" as an album in the traditional sense. The debut No-Source release from Will Bangs is more so an initial, beautiful spark of a grand experiment than it is the final words to a long mulled over topic. This collection of work (tracks 1 - 9) represents impressive sketches and musical beginnings. As a listener, these short, loop based, instrumental pieces of guitar driven folktronica stand very well on their own...
Keywords: no-source; instrumental; folk; folktronic; acoustic; remix contest
|Glass Memories - Rho|
No-Source is pleased to re-release a newly re-mastered version of Rho's second album, "Glass Memories." You may have heard a couple of these tracks before if you grabbed their "October Turncoat EP." Originally released in 2009, these seven tracks show all sides of the Rho sound. This is also their most guitar-centric album. "Suspended on a Wide Hinge" hangs upon strumming and plucking before delving into the twenty-two minute epic, "Laserfaced"...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; indie; rock; downtempo
|Ontitled EP - Neuf Meuf|
Neuf Meuf is the solo project of Slovenian musician, Rok Vrbancic. "On Titled" is his third release in his six plus years making making music under his Neuf Meuf alias. This is experimental, lo-fi electronic music at its best. There are many melodic influences, ambient shoegaze sections, and post rock influence. The title track and "Hise Spijo" were both found on Neuf Meuf's last album, "What's Left In Chorus." "On Titled EP" in many ways acts as a aural continuation...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; lo-fi; acoustic; experimental; post rock
|Nylon & Turtle - Sergi Boal|
Sergi Boal (from Barcelona) is an accomplished classical guitarist. No-Source and Acustronica are pleased to bring you his debut album, "Nylon & Turtle". This album contains nine original compositions that solely focus on Boal's acoustic guitar playing. Plucking and strumming fight for dominance in each of these dynamic tracks. Boal is quoted as saying that he is influenced in some way by the music of Baden Powell, Brad Meldauh, Radiohead, and Jose Gonzalez...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; classical guitar; instrumental
Downloads: 54,891 (1 review)
|Photographic Reflection - Ross Baker|
Ross Baker has been composing electronic music under the name Second Thought since early 2000. His recent musical endeavors under his birth name have taken a more acoustic path. Ross Baker's new album, "Photographic Reflection," is as an electro-acoustic journey through fields and time. The style is in many ways similar to Ross's previous efforts, "The Blackbird's Revenge" and "Revolution 2." The album starts with just field recordings of birds and field work...
Keywords: no-source; electro-acoustic; ambient; instrumental; guitar
|Mi cuerpo de Meteorito EP - AUDY|
(in english)_ Concise, electronic, acoustic experimentalism. The music of AUDY could be summed up as such. It's not what we've come to expect from electro-acoustic experiments, though. These are short and beautiful pieces that become fully understood when "Mi cuerpo de meteorito" is played from start to finish. The soft waves of guitar hook you in place on "Por momentos." The rest of the EP is a static-tinged suite, channeling a pocket-sized gamelan...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; acoustic; electronic; experimental; instrumental
|The Fear of Farewell - Apsis Lappet|
"The Fear of Farewell" is Apsis Lappet's third release and second full length album. These nine songs are nothing less than face melting, tripped out, synth infused, pop music. Apsis Lappet has always been experimental in nature. Fans will be happy to know that "The Fear of Farewell" pushes new boundaries, contains many catchy hooks, and experiments in pop song structure. This album shares some sonic similarities with Apsis Lappet's debut, "Suite Happy Sweet"...
Keywords: no-source; electronic, pop, acid, trip
Downloads: 445 (1 review)
|Proiekt Massage EP - Proiekt Massage|
Proiekt Massage was a short lived project from 2002 - 2003. The Slovenian band consisted of Yoshi (kruh), Samo (Automassage), and Rok (Neuf Meuf, Automassage, kruh). In that year they produced only one EP. No-Source is pleased to be able to share this archived work with you. The music is experimental and lo-fi in composition and sound. Electronica, ambient, post rock, noise influence throughout. Melody and noise compete throughout...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; ambient; lo-fi; experimental; post rock; noise
|All It Takes - Multi-Panel|
"All It Takes" is the third album by Multi-Panel, the solo project of Ludo Maas. Native to the Netherlands, Ludo has been perfecting his style of loop based electronic music pared with vocals and acoustic guitar. On "All It Takes", Maas blends Lo-fi IDM with Americana, creating a decidedly cinematic experience. Each track blends to the next like scenes in a movie. Nostalgic guitar rifts become the canvas for the synthetic flourishes and expressive synth work...
Keywords: no-source; idm; americana; acoustic; folktronic
|Home EP - B for Brontosaurus|
B for Brontosaurus is everything there is to love in the world of indie pop. Quirky waves of lyrics interweaving with with non-traditional instrumentation transport you back in time to a different age. Every song dabbles in harmonies while the trio trade in their guitar and bass for the occasional synth, piano or harmonica. For those familiar with B for Brontosaurus' debut full length, expect a mellow listen with the Home EP...
Keywords: Indie; Pop; Rock; Chamber
|Love Song Before Sleep - Parametic Delay|
Parametic Delay is Benk Robo and Dittea. We often imagine how our childhood was, wishing that we could shrink back into a kindergarten state, running endlessly, tirelessly playing and filled with a joyous smile. The first song in this modest work is entitled "Childhood Reheated" containing this childhood imagination. Filled with tales told by parents, a house made of cake and chocolate, playing football in the clouds, being a dwarf, being a superhero, dreaming about a small spots of ice cream ra...
Keywords: no-source; toytronic; electronic; toysound
Downloads: 483 (2 reviews)
|Like The Wind Within The Hollow Tree - Wacky Southern Current|
Mellow, instrumental, post rock. Wacky Southern Current's "Like The Wind Within The Hollow Tree" is neither wacky nor southern. Marco Cervellin of Italy plays most of the instruments himself creating a hushed, minimal, peaceful landscape of down tempo, acoustic music. From the electronic tinged opening track, "I Took a Journey" to the ambient feel of "Unterkircher", this album sways without ever straying too far...
Keywords: no-source, post rock; instrumental; mellow; acoustic; down tempo
Downloads: 2,675 (2 reviews)
|In a cat's dream - Naked Polly|
Naked Polly returns to No-Source with "In a cat's dream." The five songs on this EP were recorded prior to Oscar's debut album. The sounds on "In a cat's dream" are very similar to "A day in a night." The difference is in the more acoustic sound found on the EP, not to mention Spanish lyrics. The songwriting and elements on psych are still there. The first three tracks sit nicely next to each other with their indie acoustic tones...
Keywords: no-source; acoustic; indie
|Two - Fukkitol|
Fukkitol's new EP "Two", is a whirlwind of ideas, emotions, and sounds all collage together into five pieces of experimental electro-acoustic IDM. The first track "jobb Ingen" could be mistaken as something by AFX while the second track travels from quiet piano to elctro-prog rock, to some sort of low key Aphex Twin piece. Tracks three and five remind me of some of Four Tet's more experimental work...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; acoustic; electronic; experimental; idm; abstract
|People In Grass Houses - Sekotis|
Sekotis is British musician Tom Stokes. His album “People In Grass Houses” is full of melodic electronic music juxtaposed with layers of soothing, effect-drenched guitar and bass. Sometimes the guitars are so processed that the line between acoustic and electronics becomes blurred. The organic nature of “People In Grass Houses” is what sets Sekotis' music apart from others. Tracks such as “From A Grain Of Sound The Mountains Grow” and “Those Damn Tree Pixies” focus entirely on gu...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; electronic; shoegazing; guitar; ambient
|Back To The Rock - Christian McKee|
Back To The Rock from Christian McKee encompasses ten songs recorded over the past five years. Cataloging his solo career, this album represents some of McKee's best moments to date. Musical exploration, refinement, and thought-provoking lyrics are key elements of McKee's work. Christian's songs sound oddly familiar upon first listen, with a hybrid of musical styles merging together on each track. Back To The Rock conjures the likes of Bob Dylan, Passion Pit, and David Gray, with Christian confe...
Keywords: no-source; indietronic; pop; acoustic; elctro; folk
|Random - Someday and Shine|
Someday and Shine is the solo project of Galih Kharisma Putra from Indonesia. "Random," recorded in 2010, encompasses themes of loss, separation, and loneliness. Galih writes lyrics around acoustic guitar and lo-fi minimalism. The first track, Hilang, starts off the album with field recordings, effects-laden guitar lines, and lo-fi vocal crackle. Sendiri Padam is mournful, effect-drenched vocals paired with simple low-frequency guitar lines and midrange plucking...
Keywords: no-source; lo-fi; acoustic
|The Key - dmyra|
dmyra is Robert Demes II of Costa Rica. He has been known in the net label scene for some time with his unique blend of genre defying alternative music. He's released on such netlabels as 4-4-2 Music, Clinical Archives, Bump Foot, and INQB8R. We're very happy to welcome dmyra to No-Source with his chilled out new release, The Key - Five new songs of downtempo non denominational indie blues bliss. Some of his best work to date...
Keywords: no-source, Spiritual Revival, gospel, folk, blues, acoustic, alternative, Uni-verse, Non denominational
|Suite Happy Sweet - Apsis Lappet|
Experimental lo-fi synth pop. Apsis Lappet is the solo project of Texas native Nate Kitchens. His music is as catchy as it is non-conventional. Listening to Apsis Lappet's debut, Suite Happy Sweet, I'm hit with waves of nostalgia. These songs are the songs created inside of my daydreams as a child. Kitchens manages to recall every note as he writes the aged lyrics and crafts this EP. Spidermunkey recalls a synth punk inner city attitude while Happier Day and Mellow remind me of early Magnetic Fi...
Keywords: Electronic; lo-fi; Experimental; Synth; Pop
|Eyes Wide & Empty Hats - Full-Source|
Following the release of Full-Source's third album "The Lantern, The Ghost, and The Sea" a remix contest was started to promote and expand upon the sound and themes of the album. A year and many remixes later, a companion album, "Eyes Wide & Empty Hats" enters. This album carries on the toytronic atmosphere with seven songs from the same recording session that produced the The Lantern, The Ghost, and The Sea as well as seven favorable remixes by new artists and No-Source favorites...
Keywords: no-source; indie; electronic; folktronic; ambient; remix
|Back Roads - Apsis Lappet|
Apsis Lappet returns with a new release and quieter, darker batch of tunes. These are the twists, the turns, the back roads of your life. Three synth infused instrumentals act as bookends for Nate's own brand of Lo-fi pop. You can feel Nate channeling acts like Bright Eyes and early Why? on songs like Bubble Wrap and Alco Tea. Journey through the Back Roads with us.
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; lo-fi; experimental; indie rock
Downloads: 297 (1 review)
|The Curse of Kevin Carter - The Curse of Kevin Carter|
Better known for creating ambient soundscapes with lush melodies and densely collaged samples, Ross Baker - has written an album of haunted pop songs on guitar and keyboard under the name The Curse of Kevin Carter. Produced in a lo-fi manner inspired by his obsessive listening to Guided By Voices, John Frusciante and early Beck, The Curse of Kevin Carter finds acoustic and electric guitar, piano, synths, noise and a heavy dose of tape hiss hiding beneath Ross's fragile voice...
Keywords: no-source; netlabel; lo-fi; experimental; indie
|op.1 - For Solacing Grief|
For Solacing Grief’s release “op.1” brings five tracks of mesmerizing instrumentals. Exquisite guitar work builds a bridge between all the tracks. From start to finish the release is filled with beautiful moments. The music appears as a silent place of refuge. Time dissolves while you slowly drift into emerging sounds. Melodies and harmonies unfold with room to breathe. Small details take on greater significance in this ambiance and special moments are captured...
Keywords: no-source; guitar; instrumental; postrock; slowcore
|Jardín Crepe - NaveNube|
Jardín Crepe nace como una intervención urbana para los festejos del Carnaval de Mendoza Argentina 2011. Nos propusimos como colectivo artitistico resignificar el papel como elemento plástico y conceptual quitandolo de su rol habitual como soporte. Recreamos así un espacio natural, donde las frecuencias sonoras de NaveNube crearon un clima oportuno para reflexionar sobre la relacion hombre-naturaleza...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; experimental; melodic
|When I see the fallen leaves turning red by the setting sun my heart is overwhelmed EP - Fighting Lion|
Fighting Lion is Álvaro Menéndez from Spain. His debut EP, “When I see the fallen leaves turning red by the setting sun my heart is overwhelmed,” folds five songs into a concise album under eight minutes in length. Each track consists of Menéndez's ukulele playing and accompanying drum machine. The EP starts with “Place by the sea,” recalling memories of forgotten seasides. “Wandering” is a reflective stroll down the street you grew up on...
Keywords: no-source; folktronic; acoustic
|Behind the Blind - Tardiss|
Tardiss is the musical output of Karl Koopmann and Steve Setzepfandt. Behind the Blind is eleven tracks of emotive, instrumental, electronica. This album comes highly recommended for fan's of Steve's other band, Rho. The sound of Tardiss combines styles well developed by Boards of Canada and M83's early work. The first track Spinner, perfectly lays out the mood of the album. Fuzzy beats take lead as lovely synth work, plucked guitars, and percussive flares wash over them...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; instrumental; emotive
|Death City Able - Tardiss|
Tardiss are back with five brand new tracks, keeping with the analogue, Boards of Canada quality we all know and love. “Death City Able” is a structured city-scape. Saw-wave synths, downtempo beats and backwards guitars usher in “Mono Overdrive” in a late night cruise through some deserted downtown metropolis. “Red Eye Open Shut” is a short, melodic ambient synth piece. A dream of other worlds before another day in the bustling city...
Keywords: no-source; electronic; downtempo; ambient; idm
|The Lantern, The Ghost, and The Sea - Full-Source|
The Kalimba is a percussion instrument from Africa, sometimes called a thumb piano. It is also the basis for Tim Dwyer's latest album as Full-Source. Its soft metallic tones resonate throughout 10 of the 13 songs, winding in and out of the glockenspiels, synths, beats and other assorted instruments that form the backing track to lyrics exploring themes relating to the metaphorical lantern, ghost and sea of the title...